Gum disease is caused by chronic inflammation

Gum disease is caused by chronic inflammation. The body reacts to bacterial toxnis, causing gums to bleeding.
Gum pockets increase and bone holding teeth slowly recedes.
The initial phase of treating gum disease consists of reducing the inflammation. Healthy habits are important to success.
The periodontist can help you brush and floss well. Regular visits to the periodontist and his/her hygienist help maintain dental health